Training Materials

Plenary TalksLightning Talks and Training Session recordings are now available!

Day 1: Tuesday, June 14

9:00 - 9:30: Welcoming Remarks
  • Speaker: Rebecca Moore, Manager of Earth Engine and Earth Outreach
  • Slide deck
9:30 - 10:00: Introduction, Overview & Housekeeping
  • Presenter: Dave Thau, Manager of Developer Relations, Earth Engine and Earth Outreach
  • Slide deck
10:00 - 10:30: Plenary Presentation 1
  • Presenter: Prof. Justin Huntington, Desert Research Institute
  • Slide deck
10:30 - 11:00: Plenary Presentation 2
  • Presenter: Guido Lemoine, European Commission Joint Research Centre
  • Slide deck
11:30 - 1:00: Breakout Session 1
      See Breakout Sessions below

2:00 - 3:30: Lightning Talks
  • Alex Bryk, University of California Berkeley Mapping the Behavior of Alluvial Rivers (slides)
  • Pietro Ceccato, Columbia University Monitoring Floods in Malawi for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (slides)
  • Jeffrey Deal & Matt Wasson, Appalachian Voices Communities at Risk From Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining (slides)
  • Patrick Donnelly, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Water, Wildlife, and Working Lands
  • Kurt Fesenmyer, Trout Unlimited Stream-side NDVI and The Salmonid Population Viability Project (slides)
  • Mac Friedrichs, SGT Inc. / USGS Mapping Evapotranspiration for Water Use and Availability (slides)
  • Miranda Gray, Luke Zachmann & Brett Dickson, Conservation Science Partners Dynamic Wildfire Modeling in Earth Engine (slides)
  • Robert Heilmayr & Kim Carlson, University of Hawaii Zero-deforestation Palm Oil
  • David Kroodsma & Kevin Wurster, Global Fishing Watch / SkyTruth Global Fishing Watch (slides)
  • David Lobell, George Azzari & Meha Jain, Stanford University Mapping Crop Yields from Field to National Scales in Earth Engine (slides)
  • Matthew Lucas, University of Hawaii Mapping Pacific Wildfires Impacts with GEE (slides)
  • Jeremy Malczyk, Yale University - Environmental layers for accessing status and trends in biodiversity, ecosystems, and climate (slides)
  • Allen Pope, National Snow and Ice Dataset Building a Landsat 8 Mosaic of Antarctica (slides)
  • Sami Rifai, University of Florida Using Earth Engine to map catastrophic wind disturbances in the Amazon
  • Nathaniel Robinson, University of Montana Monitoring Primary Production at Broad Spatial and Temporal Scales (slides)
  • David Savory, UCSF Assessing Urbanization Trends for Public Health: Modelling Nighttime Lights Imagery in Africa w/ GEE (slides)
  • Ty Wilson, US Forest Service National-scale mapping of forest carbon (slides)
  • Brittany Zajic, NASA JPL Utilizing Google Earth Engine to Enhance Decision-Making Capabilities (slides)
4:00 - 5:30: Breakout Session 2
      See Breakout Sessions below

5:30 - 6:00: Commercial, Media and EDU
  • Earth Engine for commercial use
  • Earth Engine for higher education
    • Presenter: Nick Clinton
  • Earth Engine in media and publications

Day 2: Wednesday, June 15

9:00 - 9:30: Imagery at Google
  • Speaker: Luc Vincent, Director of Google Geo Imagery
9:30 - 10:00: Plenary Presentation 3
  • Presenter: Prof. Brady Allred, University of Montana
  • Slide deck
10:00 - 11:30: Breakout Session 3
      See Breakout Sessions below

12:00 - 1:30: Breakout Session 4
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2:30 - 4:00: Breakout Session 5
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4:30 - 6:00: Breakout Session 6
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6:00 - 6:30 : Plenary Presentation
  • Presenter: Beth Tellman, Arizona State University and Cloud to Street
  • Slide deck

Day 3: Thursday, June 16

9:00 - 9:30: Plenary
  • Presenter: Gennadii Donchyts, Deltares
  • Slide deck (LARGE DOWNLOAD: 335MB Powerpoint file)
9:30 - 11:30: Breakout Session 7
      See Breakout Sessions below

11:30 - 1:00: Breakout Session 8
      See Breakout Sessions below

2:00 - 2:30: Final Resuoures & Wrap-up

Breakout Sessions - all days

EE101A: Getting Started
EE101B: Getting Started
  • Presenter: Tyler Erickson
  • For materials, see EE101A above. 
EE201: Hands-on Algorithms
Arrays and Matrices
Classifiers and Classification
Debugging Your Scripts
Earth Engine Data: Import, Export and Rendering
Tour of the Earth Engine API
EE Easy User Interfaces
Building EE based Web Applications with App Engine
EE, Python and IPython/Jupyter Notebooks
EE and Google Cloud Platform
Cloud Removal in the Cloud
Introduction to Fusion Tables
Mobile Data Collection: ODK 1
Mobile Data Collection: ODK 2
My First Maps API
Web Application Development Case Study: Science in the classroom Web App
Storytelling with Google Geo tools
Earth Engine + SkySat (Terra Bella)
Timelapse Tours
Time Series Analyses
Forest Applications
Water Cycle Analysis in EE
Health Applications
Christiaan Adams,
Jun 14, 2016, 12:29 AM